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Weeknight Pasta Bolognese

3
3
2
Smartpoints value per serving
Total Time
40 min
Prep
25 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Fresh summer tomatoes give this sauce a leg up!

Ingredients

cooking spray

1 spray(s)

uncooked 90% lean ground beef

5 oz

basil

2 Tbsp, loosely packed, finely chopped

fresh oregano

2 Tbsp, loosely packed, finely chopped

minced garlic

2 tsp

fresh tomato(es)

7 medium, globe variety, chopped

table salt

½ tsp

black pepper

½ tsp

ground nutmeg

¼ tsp

cooked whole wheat pasta

6 oz, linguine, cooked and drained according the package

Instructions

  1. 1. Lightly coat the inside of a large saucepan with cooking spray; set over medium-high heat. When pan is hot, crumble in ground beef. Cook, stirring occasionally, until well browned, about 4 minutes.
  2. 2. Add basil, oregano and garlic; stir until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add tomatoes, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Cook for 15 minutes, stirring often and smashing tomatoes against the side of the saucepan with back of a wooden spoon, until sauce has thickened.
  3. 3. Serve in bowls over cooked linguine.
  4. Serving size: 3/4 cup sauce and 3/4 cup cooked pasta.

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